|Net worth||$4 million|
|Source of wealth||Wrestling|
|Full name||Cody Garrett Runnels|
|Ring names||Cody Cody R Cody Rhodes The American Nightmare Fuego 2 Stardust|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
Cody Rhodes, popular by his ring name Stardust, is a professional wrestler, actor and has also served as an executive vice president in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Currently, he is signed to WWE under the Raw brand.
Rhodes joined WWE in 2006 and remained there till 2016, before taking a break. He gained immense popularity and went on to score two Intercontinental Championships and six Tag Team Championships. Initially used his own name, Cody later started using the ring name Stardust, a spin-off of his half-brother’s character Goldust. He portrays Stardust as overly deep, dramatic and sparkling.
A Family of Professional Wrestlers
Rhodes is the son of renowned wrestler Dusty Rhodes and his half-brother, Dustin Rhodes, is also a fellow wrestler. Cody followed his father and older brother’s footsteps into professional wrestling and joined WWE in 2006. Rhodes left WWE in 2016 but came back in 2022.
Cody Rhodes Personal Biography
|Date of birth||30 June 1985|
|Place of birth||Marietta, Georgia, US|
|Spouse||Brandi Rhodes (2013 – present)|
|Parents||Dusty Rhodes, Michelle Rubio|
|Siblings||Dustin Rhodes, Teil Runnels, Kristin Runnels Ditto|
Cody Rhodes was born on June 30, 1985 to Dusty Rhodes and Michelle Rubio. He has one half-brother Dustin and two half-sisters from his father’s first marriage.
Rhodes enjoyed a pretty successful wrestling career in high school. In his junior as well as senior year, Cody won the Georgia state tournament in 2003. After completing his high school graduation, Rhodes attended an acting school for a while.
Rhodes got married to a fellow professional wrestler Brandi Reed in 2013. The couple has one child together. Also Read Top WWE Wrestlers in the World
Professional Wrestling Career
- Cody’s father Dusty Rhodes can be credited for starting his wrestling training when he was just 12 years old.
- In May 2006, he started wrestling in Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW).
- He even won the OVW Heavyweight Championship and Television Championship.
- In July 2007, Cody made his television debut in an episode of Raw.
- Rhodes’ made his ring debut in raw itself in July 2007 but lost the fight to Randy Orton.
- It was revealed in May 2016 that Rhodes has requested a release from WWE, which was officially granted.
- In March 2022, it was reported by multiple sources that Rhodes is about to come back in WWE.
- He departed from WWE to explore other opportunities but returned at WrestleMania 38 as Seth Rollins’ surprise opponent.
Here’s a brief look at some of the achievements Rhodes has received in his career in WWE.
- Georgia State Tournament Champion at 189 pounds weight class
- All Elite Wrestling AEW TNT Championship (3 times)
- Alpha-1 Wrestling A1 Tag Team Championship (1 time)
- ESPY Award Best WWE Moment (2022)
- Pro Wrestling Illustrated Match of the Year (2019, 2022)
- Ring of Honor ROH World Championship (1 time)
- Sports Illustrated Men’s Wrestler of the Year (2018)
- WWE Intercontinental Championship (2 times)
- WWE Tag Team Championship (3 times)
- World Tag Team Championship (3 times)
Cody Rhodes on Social Media
Films & TV Shows
|Title||Year of release|
|Scooby-Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon||2016|
|The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania!||2017|
|Title||Year of release|
|The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien||2009|
|Food Network Challenge||2011|
|Arrow||2016 – 2018|
|Go-Big Show||2021 – Present|
|Rhodes to the Top||2021|
Cody Rhodes’ Source of Income
Cody earns an income of around $3 million a year which does not include his earnings from endorsement. Cody also earns a significant amount of money by endorsing various popular brands. His other source of income is his career as an actor.
Cars owned by Cody Rhodes
Rhodes is a great admirer of automobiles and owns a small yet astonishing collection of cars. The car he owns includes Lamborghini Urus, Mercedes G Class and Porsche Panamera.
Rhodes is a major philanthropist and had run charities for humans as well as stray animals. Cody released a line of American Nightmare T-shirts during the Covid pandemic and sold the profits from the sales to the relief of COVID-19 patients.
In 2017, Cody donated his boot auction money to an organization that takes care of stray dogs named Austin Pets Alive.
Frequently Asked Questions
$4 million (estimated)
In 2022, Rhodes returned to WWE at WrestleMania 38.
Despite their rivalry in WWE, Rhodes and Orton are friends.